11 Things People From Cleveland Always Have To Explain To Out Of Towners

There are some things that you’ll only feel or know if you grew up in a place. Which means that there are also some questions or assumptions held by every visitor you’ve ever played tour-guide for. First, you find yourself explaining things you’re certain you’ve explained before, then suddenly you have a CliffsNotes version, refined for ease of dissemination and comprehension. Here are 11 things people from Cleveland always have to explain to out of towners.

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What do you find yourself explaining to out of towners every. Single. Time? What questions about Cleveland does every relative, friend, and friend-of-a-friend-who’s-visiting-distant-relatives-for-a-few-days ask you when they come to Cleveland?